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Short-haul truckers need HOS break: Sask. group

REGINA - - The Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association (SCHA) is lobbying for an hours-of-service exemption for short-haul truckers in time for the busy summer construction season.

@MATS ATDynamics offers 'Nano' trailer tail; aimed at Cnd ops

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- As diesel fuel costs escalate, North American fleets continue to expand their use of "tails" on trailers to improve aerodynamics and save fuel.

@MATS: Disc brakes, anti-crash prod market growing: Bendix

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It's taking a while, but air disc brakes and collision reduction technologies like adaptive cruise control and electronic stability are slowly starting to break into the mainstream of the trucking industry.

@MATS Allison launches versatile tranny

LOUISVILLE, KY - - - Allison's new 10-speed tranny goes both ways. It incorporates Allison's proven torque converter with twin countershafts and Allison says it'll bring productivity and fuel efficiency to urban P&D work, but still deliver fuel economy while cruising.

NRJ gets Energized with corporate upgrade

DRUMMONDVILLE, QUE. - - Location NRJ Leasing has just become a full-fledged member of NationaLease, one of the largest full-service truck-leasing organizations on the continent.

Help kids get smart: They need 100 donations in 100 days

TORONTO - - Every year the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) helps send some truckers’ kids to college. And now they need your help.


In This Issue

A look at Ontario's mandatory out-of-service quotas (Yup. They exist.), by Rolf Lockwood. Plus, a special focus on drivers, from retention to training — including the best fleets to drive for. And Jim Park explains how to choose the engine displacement that's best for you. That and much more in the April issue of Today's Trucking.


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